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Margaret "Babe" Manning

June 29, 1924 — August 1, 2022

Vermillion

Margaret "Babe" Manning

 

     Margaret ”Babe” Manning, 98, of Vermillion, SD died Monday, August 1, 2022 at the Sanford Care Center.  Margaret was born June 29, 1924 in Mayfield, SD.  (rural Irene, SD). She was the 5th of nine children born to John and Agnes (Healy) Christopher. She graduated from Irene High School, Mount Marty college in Yankton, SD and NBI in Sioux City, Iowa.

     Babe married Philip Manning May 12, 1947 at St. Columba Church in Mayfield. Philip died November 23rd, 2001 at home in Vermillion, SD. she was also preceded in death by her parents, and 8 siblings.  Survivors include her 11 children, Maureen Vanderhoff of Ft. Collins, CO, Diane (Greg) Schultz of Austin, TX, Mary Margaret (Calvin) Strom of Ft. Collins, CO, Denise (Blake) Munro of Boulder, CO, Pat (Kathy) Manning, Dan (Anne) Manning, and Tom Manning all of Vermillion, Brian Manning of Sioux Falls, Joan (Mike) Emarine of Denver, CO, Mark (Carrie) Manning of Lincoln, NE, Tim (Shelly) Manning of Eden Prairie, MN. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren: Jeff Schultz, Matt Schultz, Shanna Van Bruggen, Shane Manning, Maggie Stepan, Troy Manning, Matt Manning, Emma Griffin, Sarah O’Flagherty, Megan Manning, Tyler Manning, Ryan Manning and Will Manning, 8 great grandchildren, and several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Darlene Christopher of Humphrey, NE.

     She was a beautiful, loving, faithful daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother who always took care of her family.  She enjoyed traveling to visit family, going on many trips with friends, playing cards, and volunteering at St. Agnes Catholic Church. The example she and Dad set for us by taking the time each evening as a family to pray, gave us strength to help us through each day.

     Funeral mass will be at St. Agnes Catholic Church on Saturday, September 24th, 2022 at 10:30 AM, visitation will begin at 5:00 PM on Friday, September 23rd with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM at the St. Agnes Church.

     In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Agnes Catholic School fund or to the Main Street Center in Vermillion.  The Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion is managing the arrangements.  hansenfuneralhome.com.



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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 23, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

St. Agnes Catholic Church

416 S Walker St, Vermillion, SD 57069

Prayer service and Rosary at 7:00 PM

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Prayer Service/Rosary

Friday, September 23, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

St. Agnes Catholic Church

416 S Walker St, Vermillion, SD 57069

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

St. Agnes Catholic Church

416 S Walker St, Vermillion, SD 57069

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